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Certified Professional Midwife, Laura Donnelly, listens to the heartbeat of Kathryn Bronson's baby while Bronson's dog, Murphy, watches over her.
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Midwives once again pursue licensing, birth rights bill

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While pregnant with her first child in Portland, Oregon, Bangor resident Marie Schramke sought a birthing environment that was private, supportive and personal. She ended …
Fred the cat is recovering from an injury, likely from the fan belt of a car engine, that covers 40 percent of the skin on his hind quarters. Fred likely had crawled into an engine block to escape the cold but was unfortunate in that he had not gotten out before the engine was turned back on. The Coastal Humane Society, which is where Fred is recovering, is looking for Fred's human and asks that anyone with information that will lead to a reunion to call 725-5051.

Tabby cat ‘doing very well’ after suffering burns from car engine

BRUNSWICK | February was the second-coldest month on record, the National Weather Service in Gray reported Sunday, and not only for those of us …
HE SAID, SHE SAID (blog)

Maine’s governor and attorney general need to join forces against DHHS incompetence.

The “top stayer” at a Portland homeless shelter caused quite a stir this week when …
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Brewer fitness center owners file for bankruptcy

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The owners of a Snap Fitness franchise in Brewer have filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, …
STATE & CAPITOL (blog)

GOP operative convicted of illegal political coordination has Poliquin connection

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Tyler Harber, a 34-year-old GOP campaign operative in the D.C. area who coordinated $325,000 in …

Early morning fire damages Biddeford apartment building

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An overnight fire in Biddeford damages part of an apartment building, forcing …

Loud-mouth bird spurs East Millinocket to consider anti-rooster ordinance

Pepe the Rooster wasn’t around long, but he made such a …

Skowhegan man’s fiery death ruled suicide, police say

FAIRFIELD | A 61-year-old Skowhegan man doused himself with gasoline and set himself on …

Health

Certified Professional Midwife, Laura Donnelly, listens to the heartbeat of Kathryn Bronson's baby while Bronson's dog, Murphy, watches over her.
POLL QUESTION

Midwives once again pursue licensing, birth rights bill

While pregnant with her first child in Portland, Oregon, Bangor resident Marie Schramke sought a birthing environment that was private, supportive and personal. She ended …

Business

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There’s no doctor-patient confidentiality on the Internet

Internet watchers have long been warning consumers about the privacy implications of tracking. Now, one researcher says simple online searches for health information could be …

Food

IF MY COASTER COULD TALK (blog)

American on Tap – Bangor Edition

I heard about America on Tap in mid-December, that’s when I started emailing them to find out about their organization and about the two events …

Crime & Courts

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